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  • Writer's picturePeter Berthoud

Rupert (1973 & 1981 Editions)

Updated: Jan 22, 2023

Rupert, A Pepys Game (Pepys Series)


First Published: (1973) A Pepys Game by Castell Brothers Ltd., St Cross Street, London

and (1981) Pepys Series by T.J. & J Smith Ltd, Dataday House, Alexandra Road, London

Illustrator or Designer: After Alfred Bestall


Contents: 44 Cards + Rules Booklet


​Rupert (1973)  Box Front With Title Card
​Rupert (1973) Box Front With Title Card

​Rupert (1981) - Box Front, No Title Card, With Thumb Cut
​Rupert (1981) - Box Front, No Title Card, With Thumb Cut

There are 4 identical cards each of 11 designs.


Rupert Cards 1
Rupert Cards 1

Rupert Cards 2
Rupert Cards 2


A very simple game, two versions here:


The 1973 version with © Beaverbrook Newspapers Ltd, published by Castell Brothers, with a title card on the box front.


The 1981 version with © Express Newspapers Ltd, published by T.J. & J. Smith, with a printed box front and thumb cut. The rules state that this version was made in Belgium, i.e. printed by Carta Mundi.



A third version was published by Gibsons in 1984 click the box to see more details.


For all things Rupert see the official fan site The Followers of Rupert


















Game & Version Details


Rupert (1973) - Card Back



Rupert (1973) - Rules Front



Rupert (1973) - Rules Back



Games Advertised:

Tom and Jerry Snap

Little Grey Rabbit



Rupert (1973) - Box Back



Rupert (1973) - Box Top



Rupert (1973) - Box Side Left



Rupert (1973) - Box Base



Rupert (1973) - Box Side Right



​Rupert (1973) - Box Back With Flap




Rupert (1981) - Card Back



Rupert (1981) - Rules Front


Rupert (1981) - Rules Back


Games Advertised:

Tom and Jerry Snap

Little Grey Rabbit



Rupert (1981) - Box Back


Double vent



​​Rupert (1981) - Box Top


Double Vent



​​Rupert (1981) - Box Side Left



​​Rupert (1981) - Box Base



​​Rupert (1981) - Box Side Right



​​Rupert (1981) - Box Front with Flap


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